1. Q: Is IMPACT-SE politically affiliated?
No. We are a non-profit NGO and a non-political research institute.
2. Q: What are IMPACT-SE's goals?
A: We aim to encourage and advance peace-promoting
messages in curricula all over the world and to discourage
racist or violence-endorsing contents.
3. Q: How does IMPACT-SE's work help promote Peace
and Tolerance in the Middle East?
A: IMPACT-SE not only researches and monitors
curricula, it also raises awareness about the messages that
appear in textbooks by publishing its findings
online and in the media. IMPACT-SE further promotes change
by providing information and recommendations to academics,
government officials, parliament members throughout the US,
Europe and the Middle East as well as organizations such as
the European Union and the Middle East Quartet. To view our
past accomplishments, please see our recent Progress
4. Q: What are the standards according to which IMPACT-SE
monitors and analyses textbooks?
A: IMPACT-SE's forte is its research methodology,
which focuses solely on the texts and their rhetoric, and
analyzes them according to specific applied educational standards
founded on UNESCO declarations, recommendations and documents
about education for peace and tolerance. Our methodology is
designed to take into account every detail within the textbooks;
it does not paraphrase, rely on interpretations or attempt
to illustrate preconceived notions. For more information and
the specific analysis criteria, see our Methodology
5. Q: Where can I find information about your research
A: Our newest and previous reports are
on our Reports page.
Additional material include articles
and papers, or interviews,
testimonies and speeches.
6. Q: How can I help?
A: We welcome all forms of support. You
a. Share our reports
and press releases
with your friends, colleagues, decision makers and the media;
b. Help fund one of our ongoing
c. Donate (new or recently
d. Volunteer at IMPACT-SE;
e. Be an intern at IMPACT-SE;
f. Contribute to our research using our extensive library,
knowledge and experience;
g. Join IMPACT-SE.
7. Q: How can I contact IMPACT-SE?
A: The best way to contact us is via email:
We will get back to you as soon as possible. On matters of
contributions, media and internship, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call +972-(0)52-619-3227.
8. Q: How can I donate funds to IMPACT-SE?
A: IMPACT-SE is a recognized non-profit
organization. Donations can be made through the PEF
(Palestine Endowment Fund). For more information, see
our Support Us section or contact
our Director of Operations Yael Teff-Seker at email@example.com.
9. Q: Can I be an intern at IMPACT-SE?
A: Yes. We accept interns who either speak
English and Hebrew (preferably both) and can help with administrative
work; or who speak either one of these languages and have
a high level of Arabic, Farsi or Turkish. Please contact our
Director of Operations Yael Teff-Seker if you wish to be an
intern at our institute: firstname.lastname@example.org.